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Ruth Asawa

These Iconic Women Artists Deserve A Special Place In The History Books

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.01.2017 | Arts

Although women artists have been carving out a space for themselves for centuries, they still aren’t often featured in major galleries, or studied a...

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Takes the Museum-Quality Exhibition to the Next Level

MutualArt | Posted 03.26.2017 | Arts
MutualArt

While Iwan Wirth describes the heart of the Hauser & Wirth enterprise as "a family business," it's no denying the gallery has considerable resources at its disposal.

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel : A Fortress of the Arts (photos)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 03.18.2017 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles. Photo by EMS. Ivan Wirth speaks at the press opening. Photo by EMS. Los Angeles Grand Opening: Sunday 13 Mar...

14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devot...

Ruth Asawa's Late, Meteoric Rise From Obscurity

ARTINFO | Posted 11.27.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

In 1947, a 21-year-old Ruth Asawa spent a summer in the rural Mexican town of Toluca, where she saw looped wire baskets for sale in a local market. Fa...

Beloved California Sculptor Dies

SFGate | Kenneth Baker | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
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Ruth Asawa, one of California's most admired sculptors and the first Asian American woman in the nation to achieve recognition in a male-dominated dis...

Celebrating Women Artists Every Day of the Year

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Today at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a new installation in our 20th century galleries is brimming with great works by women. These range from a Miriam Schapiro "femmage" to one of Susan Rothenberg's breakthrough horse paintings of the mid-1970s.

For First Time In 50 Years, Artist Gets Rare Solo Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts

Somewhere between Louise Bourgeois's maternal minimalism and Yayoi Kusama's sui generis basket weaving to the ideas of Buckminster Fuller, Asawa conju...

The Irrationality of Love and Art

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when the United States Supreme Court ruled on Jacobellis v. Ohio, Associate Justice Potter Stewart gained fame for his description of obscen...